RNC tries to stop damaging leaks

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Kansas City, Missouri (CNN) – An influential group of GOP officials called on the Republican National Committee Wednesday to open an investigation into the leaking of internal documents and sensitive information to the media – a major source of distraction for the party in this critical election year.

In one of their first orders of business at the opening of the RNC’s Summer Meeting taking place here in Kansas City, Republican state party chairs approved a resolution urging the RNC executive committee to launch an investigation into the leaks.

“It is a unanimous move to strike against the repeated and consistent leaking in regards to committee finances,” said a committee source, who spoke on the condition of anonymity because the vote occurred in a private meeting.

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